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3:20 PM, April 27th, 2012
Granville practices his “pelvic massage” technique, and soon he becomes an expert. In the process, however, he develops carpal tunnel from all the manual labor and seeks a new and improved way to achieve “hysterical paroxysm.” And thus the vibrator is born.
In which we review ‘Hysteria,’ the film that captures the birth of the vibrator during the Victorian era, which apparently was invented after a doctor renowned for treating women diagnosed with “female hysteria” via “pelvic massage” developed carpal tunnel. We don’t really know what to say about that.
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